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Ms. Ferrari from New Brunswick NJ is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get Caught Up In A Good Book! Lets Start with a Comfy Spot!

My students need a comfy spot to read and relax. The use of reading pillows, and beanbag chairs will help students to unwind and get consumed in a good book!

  • $512 goal

This project expired on January 22, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Make today the day to learn something new". This is a quote that my class truly makes happen, especially when reading. My students read everyday and learn a new skill to be infused in their reading during reading workshop. They love to get pulled into a good book and with these items they can!

My students are energetic and eager to learn.

All of my students receive free breakfast and lunch each day. Most of my students come from a Hispanic or African American descent. Students come from families where most family members speak a language other than English at home, so my students truly work hard to complete their work. Although my students deal with a lot during their everyday lives, it does not stop them from coming to school and working hard. My students truly love to read and use reading as a way to enjoy learning and learn new things.

My Project

These resources will truly enhance the environment of my classroom and will make my students feel like they are welcomed and at home when reading. These pillows and beanbags will be used mostly during reader's workshop during independent silent sustained reading. I envision students using these resources as a way to be relaxed while reading and to allow for all the focus to be on the meaning of the words rather than being uncomfortable at their desks or worrying about where to read and be comfortable. My students will learn to take turns to use these pillows and beanbags and will learn to respect them and keep them in good condition. My students will also learn how important it is to read and be comfortable and to focus on connecting to what is being read and to focus on the meaning of the story at hand.

These donations will truly improve the flow of reader's workshop in the classroom and will allow for a comfy reading corner to be established in the classroom.

These resources will change my students' lives for the better by allowing them to be comfortable when reading and to see how much fun it is to read and unwind in a good book!

Ms. Ferrari
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CF189 - Comfy Pillows - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
DD282RD - The Reading Pillow - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 2 $119.98
CK30BU - Big Beanbag Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 2 $119.98
DD371GR - Soft Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371YE - Soft Seat - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371RD - Soft Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$398.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$434.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.75

Total project goal

$511.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$511.66

9 Donors

-$452.66

Donations toward project cost

-$384.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.90

Matching donations from our partners

-$59.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$50.15

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.85

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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